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1Back to top Go down   Hello from Oz Empty Hello from Oz on Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:47 am

Lucky

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Hello to all K100 forum members,

I'm from Australia in an area just below Sydney called Wollongong. 

I have recently found a fondness for K100's. I've always liked BMW motorcycles but never owned one. After searching around the different bikes I might purchase as a project, I came across some K series bikes. I have found one by the looks of it but I won't have it in my hands till maybe November/December. I can't wait! I thought I'd join this forum as there is a wealth of great information and possibly meeting up with some like minded K owners someday. 

Cheers

Beemer

    

2Back to top Go down   Hello from Oz Empty Re: Hello from Oz on Thu Aug 25, 2016 1:00 am

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Welkome Beemer, there are some inmates who live down your way and I'm sure they will be along soon to announce themselves.

The Krew here in Oz are a great bunch and we have quite a lot of get togethers and trips throughout the year. Watch the threads for rides and you'll be made most welcome whenever you can meet up with us.

Cheers


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1990 K75 6427509; 1987 R80G/S PD 6292136; 2010 G650GS ZW13381; 95 K1100LT 0232224
    

3Back to top Go down   Hello from Oz Empty Re: Hello from Oz on Thu Aug 25, 2016 1:19 am

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Hi Ya Beemer welKome to our Knuthaus


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"Man sacrifices his health in order to make money.
Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health.
And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived."   Dalai Lama


Bikes 1993 K1100 LT, 1998 K1100 LT, 1993 K75 RT, 1996 K75RT, 1986 K75 GS, 1979 Z1300 Kawasaki X 2 for now
    

4Back to top Go down   Hello from Oz Empty Re: Hello from Oz on Thu Aug 25, 2016 2:22 am

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WelKome to the forum Beemer.
You would be welcome to join our outings at anytime and get to know the K a bit better before you buy. We're having a get together at Robertson this weekend.
Rosskko Ride (South) 2,3,4 September

Cheers


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1989 K100RT     VIN No.  0097367 (naked)  
1996 K1100RS   VIN No.  0451808
  Hello from Oz Austra12    Fuel:  95 Octane
Engine Oil: Nulon Full Synthetic 15W50
Gear Box Oil:  Nulon Synthetic 75W90
    

5Back to top Go down   Hello from Oz Empty Re: Hello from Oz on Thu Aug 25, 2016 2:24 am

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Welcome Beemer.


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6Back to top Go down   Hello from Oz Empty Re: Hello from Oz on Thu Aug 25, 2016 3:43 am

Waz

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Welkome Beemer, that's a nice part of the world you live in


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7Back to top Go down   Hello from Oz Empty Re: Hello from Oz on Thu Aug 25, 2016 4:26 am

Stan

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Welcome to the forum. Good to see more from the real state joining. Beware of the Queenslanders.


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1983 K100 basic vin 0003960 colour red  GONE
1987 K100RT vin 0094685 colour, orange peel, sorry, pearl..GONE
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8Back to top Go down   Hello from Oz Empty Re: Hello from Oz on Thu Aug 25, 2016 5:09 am

92KK 84WW Olaf

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ainsjac wrote:Welcome to the forum. Good to see more from the real state joining. Beware of the Queenslanders.

Welcome from the Northern Territory!

I must warn you these guys are tops when it comes to being helpful, camaraderie and know how. If you can you should join them for the Rosskko Ride even if you only make a day trip or one evening of it. There is a story behind it and you would get a good welcome.

A few of the guys have made it up here and we love their company. We love visitors coming here.

As for the Ks, well, have a look at the home page on what to do if you have just bought one. Don't be afraid to ask any questions, every one is very helpful and there is a huge amount of technical know how spread around the forum. At the same time we all do enjoy some nice banter and chat.


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1992 K100LT 0193214 Bertha Alaska Blue 101,000 miles
1984 K100RT 0022575 Brutus Baja Red 578 bought 36,000 now 89,150 miles
1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 689 58,645 now 100,380 miles
1983 K100RS 0011171 Fricka 606 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell No 33,600 miles
    

9Back to top Go down   Hello from Oz Empty Re: Hello from Oz on Thu Aug 25, 2016 5:32 am

AL-58

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Looks like the Aussie takeover continues.

Al


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'92 K100RS-16v (Paint it Black)

'87 K100RT with Paralever backend

"When I'm too old and too foolish to handle a sidecar I'll buy a Sportsbike"

Hello from Oz K-dogs10
    

10Back to top Go down   Hello from Oz Empty Re: Hello from Oz on Thu Aug 25, 2016 6:13 am

Ed

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good to have you along Beemer . 
looking forward to catching up . cheers Ed.


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1987 K100RT  Ex- police        
1989 K100LT  Ol' Blue and "Kart" the Kamper trailer.  now KAPUT . 
1993 K1100RS  0194321         Colour #690 Silk Blue  aka " Smurfette"
2018 Kart upgrade.
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11Back to top Go down   Hello from Oz Empty Re: Hello from Oz on Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:31 pm

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welcome beemer ...  enjoy the k ...

but first advice ....suspension and tyres ...makes a huge difference


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'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%OHello from Oz Au-log10

'86 k100 rs.. #######..  "Fred " (f(rame) red ) ( Fredrick leichtundschnell ) - -
bits and pieces from many kind friends across the k100 world ...with many thanks ..
    

12Back to top Go down   Hello from Oz Empty Re: Hello from Oz on Thu Aug 25, 2016 1:21 pm

brickrider2

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Just to break up the monotony of all the Oz riders' welcomes, hello from Idaho, USA!  Good to have you with us.  Just don't confuse us with too much Aussie slang!  LOL

    

13Back to top Go down   Hello from Oz Empty Re: Hello from Oz on Thu Aug 25, 2016 4:28 pm

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Hello from Oz 212902 cheers brickrider 2 ...  what we seem to see is the enthusiasm from small pockets of vastly different countrys just getting together and voicing their optimism   ...but getting things in perspective the flying brick is probably  a very small interest group in regards to the population numbers in your homeland

I say good on you guys for being there and keeping the enigma of the brick going strong, sharing the passion and being part of this great forum .


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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%OHello from Oz Au-log10

'86 k100 rs.. #######..  "Fred " (f(rame) red ) ( Fredrick leichtundschnell ) - -
bits and pieces from many kind friends across the k100 world ...with many thanks ..
    

14Back to top Go down   Hello from Oz Empty Re: Hello from Oz on Thu Aug 25, 2016 4:40 pm

smithy

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G'day beemer, welcome to the forum mate.


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86 K100rt : Vin 9901
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98 K1100lt: Vin 8044
    

15Back to top Go down   Hello from Oz Empty Re: Hello from Oz on Thu Aug 25, 2016 8:38 pm

td5

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G'day from WA
Have a hunt as there's tons of info here, just ask.

    

16Back to top Go down   Hello from Oz Empty Re: Hello from Oz on Thu Aug 25, 2016 9:38 pm

Viper357

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G.Day Beemer

from a fellow K rider in Tassie

Hello from Oz 177912


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17Back to top Go down   Hello from Oz Empty Re: Hello from Oz on Fri Aug 26, 2016 12:16 am

Lucky

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Jeez thanks for making me feel so welcome. It makes me think I should have got involved years ago! Hello from Oz 112350

I read the topic regarding the Rosskko ride that was spoken about previously. I'd love to tag along but it might have to wait till the following ride as I won't have possession of the bike in time. The other drama is that thing called work. It seems to always get in the way. I have to work on the Sunday....

Thanks for the tips. Once I get her I'll be checking it out and sure to be searching/asking for some more tips and info. 

I'm really liking this place....

Thanks.

    

18Back to top Go down   Hello from Oz Empty Re: Hello from Oz on Sat Aug 27, 2016 2:38 pm

Two Wheels Better

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Beemer, an apt name indeed! Welcome to the forum from an ex-pat who's been away from home too long now.


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1977 R75/7-R100 black, '87 K100RS red, '93 K11-K12 aka 'Big Block' black, '96 K1100RS black, '98 K1200RS red, '09 K1300GT red, & 2013 R1200RT-Polizia black & white.

    

19Back to top Go down   Hello from Oz Empty Re: Hello from Oz on Sat Aug 27, 2016 7:04 pm

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@AL-58 wrote:Looks like the Aussie takeover continues.
I will start to put a quota on these invasive Aussies. Do you have a Chinese factory building selling K bikes faster than I can register the OZ K riders?  Very Happy
Welcome Beemer.

You must be a smart man.... You choose the right bike and the ride group to belong to.


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20Back to top Go down   Hello from Oz Empty welcome beemer on Sun Aug 28, 2016 7:07 am

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Beemer wrote:Hello to all K100 forum members,

I'm from Australia in an area just below Sydney called Wollongong. 

I have recently found a fondness for K100's. I've always liked BMW motorcycles but never owned one. After searching around the different bikes I might purchase as a project, I came across some K series bikes. I have found one by the looks of it but I won't have it in my hands till maybe November/December. I can't wait! I thought I'd join this forum as there is a wealth of great information and possibly meeting up with some like minded K owners someday. 

Cheers

Beemer
welcome beemer to the k100 forum im a new addition as well so you are not alone, this forum is the best since sliced bread was created i have a rideable 1987 k100 basic  and building another up as a custom as we speak , i hail from down victoria on the west side of the grampians you and any other member are welcome here !! overnight stays , coffee on the way through to a destination, hot showers after a couple of days on the road , food , and workshop facilities if needed  come one come all cheers mate oh and what k100 have you had your eyes on ?? so from the gong eh !!  i have a really good mate has a property in the kangaroo valley  cheers woodcutter

    

21Back to top Go down   Hello from Oz Empty Re: Hello from Oz on Mon Dec 19, 2016 7:56 am

nods

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Ha there you are mate! Keeping everyone on their toes by changing your handle  Cool

Top forum this huh? I'm going to sign up for the Snowy ride, think it's in March but will have a look now. Hope you're free that weekend - if so it will give us a deadline to get your new K fit and registered!

Thanks again for finding my K, I can't wait to get stuck into it but can see I'm going to be frustrated by time and money.  I'll start up my project thread soon to garner the collective wisdom on here.

Looking forward to riding with you mate!  Very Happy


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Chassis number0025951
Vehicle code0504
SeriesK589
ModelK 100 RT 84 (0504 ( 0505 )
Body typeK 100 RT 84 (0504
Catalog modelECE
Production date1985 / 01
Engine0514)
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